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Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Author Dava Sobel Speaks About Her Latest Book

Science writer, Dava Sobel (who may be the only Miller visitor ever to have had an asteroid named after her) spoke to a packed auditorium about her latest book, The Glass Universe.  Ms. Sobel’s lecture was the culminating event in our Taste of Astronomy Series, which included a visit to […]

 
Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Senior Speaks Before the General Assembly

Recently, senior Jasmine Johnson spoke to the Virginia General Assembly as a representative of the 4-H program which she has been a member of for eleven years. She first joined when she was seven years old and went away to summer camp. Jasmine says that 4-H has helped to her […]

 
Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Engineering Students Learn About Environmental Awareness in Modern Building Design

Recently, Mr. Charles Hendricks spoke to Mr. Henry’s Applied Engineering class.  Mr. Hendricks is one of the Principals of The Gaines Group Architects with offices in both Charlottesville and Harrisonburg and is a licensed Architect with the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Hendricks spoke extensively of his experiences with […]

 
Students Attend UVA SWE High School Visitation

Students Attend UVA SWE High School Visitation

By Amanda Histand, grade 11 ~ On Saturday, April 9th, I attended the UVA SWE High School Visitation as a day student. It was a very exciting and rewarding opportunity for me to be accepted into this very selective program. For the entire day, we were separated into smaller groups, […]

 
Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Unique Periodic Table a Popular Project with Students

Henry Mosley, the creator of the modern day periodic table arranged his periodic table by increasing atomic number. While the chemistry students at Miller School of Albemarle agree this is a great way to organize the known elements, they believe the table lacked pizazz and well, is quite frankly a […]

 
Rockets Blast Off

Rockets Blast Off

Mr. Henry’s Pre-Engineering class built and launched rockets recently on campus based on the studies of Sir Isaac Newton, who in the late 1600’s, proposed his famous Laws of Motion to describe the relationship between an object and the forces acting upon them as well as the motion of an object […]